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Epilepsy Programs

Call for more information about our various programs across San Diego County 619.296.0161.


Description:

  • Children – Expressive Arts: Self exploration through the arts, working to build communication, social skills and each child’s own strengths, directed by Amara Burkesmith, MA, Expressive Arts Therapist/Educator.
  • Parents – Support Group: Open forum for discussion, information sharing and peer support for parents of children living with epilepsy, mixed with occasional guest speakers. PLEASE RSVP.

Contact: Ginny Chacos- Programs and Events Manager – 619.296.0161 or email Ginny@epilepsysandiego.org

Date/Time: 3rd Thursday of each month 10am-11:30am

Location: Joyce Beers Uptown Community Center 1230 Cleveland Ave. San Diego, CA 92130

Contact: Valieria Koss- Operations Manager – 619.296.0161 or email Val@epilepsysandiego.org

DescriptionAdults with epilepsy meet monthly to hear from a variety of expert speakers on topics
relevant to the community while also having the opportunity to ask questions and engage with
fellow members. RSVP required 24 hours in advance.

Description: For high school students ages 13-17 interested in taking leadership in advocating for epilepsy awareness through projects and community events. Teens with any connection to epilepsy welcome. Facilitated by Amara Burkesmith, MA, Expressive Arts Therapist/Educator. PLEASE RSVP.

Contact: Ginny Chacos- Programs and Events Manager – 619.296.0161 or email Ginny@epilepsysandiego.org

Description: Self exploration through the arts, working to build communication, social skills and each child’s’ own strengths, facilitated by Amara Burkesmith, MA, Expressive Arts Therapist/Educator. PLEASE RSVP.
(drop off program – child care provided)

Contact: Ginny Chacos- Programs and Events Manager – 619.296.0161 or email Ginny@epilepsysandiego.org

Description: Facilitated forum for discussion, information sharing and peer support. Childcare provided. PLEASE RSVP. 

Contact: Kelley Grimes, MSW, North County Client Services Provider, 619.296.0161 or email Kelley@epilepsysandiego.org

Description: Different interactive workshop each month including epilepsy 101, communication, coping and more.

Contact: Kelley Grimes, MSW, North County Client Services Provider, 619.296.0161 or email Kelley@epilepsysandiego.org

Description: A social group of young adults who connect over various activities in the San Diego community and work together to face the challenges created by epilepsy. PLEASE RSVP. 

Contact: Ginny Chacos- Programs and Events Manager – 619.296.0161 or email Ginny@epilepsysandiego.org

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